Urban, Community, and Spatial Sociology

People specializing in this area

Emeritus Faculty

Glenn Firebaugh

Neighborhood inequality, residential segregation, methods for studying communities

Barrett Lee

Neighborhood change, racial/ethnic segregation and diversity, urban homelessness, spatial aspects of affluence, community attachment, local social networks

Diane K. McLaughlin

Rural and urban youth outmigration, schooling, work and transitions to adulthood, community economic restructuring, demographic change and poverty/inequality, community development

R.S. Oropesa ("Sal")

Urban social disorder and disorganization, immigrant incorporation and assimilation in new destinations, neighborhood mobilization

Wayne Osgood

Social disorganization and rural crime, adolescents' friendship networks, time use and delinquency rates, multilevel models for studying community effects